1801 S. 35th Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Phone: (712) 323-9760
Fax: (712) 323-6490
1801 S. 35th Street, Council Bluffs, IA, US, 51501
- Phone: (712) 323-9760
- Fax: (712) 323-6490
Bars & Cafes
Urban Wine Company is known for selling and serving some of the best wine in town. Pour yourself some of that lovely scarlet or white poison from any of the 40 varieties on offer or simply take some home. You can also be a part of their club and participate in their wine tasting sessions and other events. You can also delve into their delicious food that includes popular favorites, chips and shrimps (starters) and sushi along with several cheese preparations to compliment that wine. Urban Wine Company also doubles up as an event space playing host to private parties, celebrations and other gatherings. Call ahead or visit the website for more details.
Mr. Toad's Pub is a favorite of locals and tourists alike. Upon entering, you feel like you are in an old English pub. There are two rooms: one with a big wooden bar and several tables and chairs, the other with a grand piano in one corner and shelves filled with leather-bound books lining the walls. Large windows look out onto Howard Street, the Old Market main drag. The outdoor patio is the place to be on a hot summer evening. Omaha's Luigi Waites plays live jazz every Sunday night.
This wine and cheese bar in the Old Market is like a quaint European cafe. Wines from around the world are arranged according to country of origin; choose a bottle and a nice hunk of cheese and relax in the comfortable, marketplace setting. Seating is available inside and out, and, if you do not finish your wine this time, the staff will be happy to label it and save it for you to enjoy on a future visit. A full bar is also available.
This fun restaurant/bar in the Old Market, formerly an old firehouse, has two levels: the first floor houses a bar and restaurant, the second story has multiple pool tables and a full bar. It brews its own beer and root beer, and you can see the vats from the restaurant. A full list of micro brews is available. The food is excellent. Start with the artichoke dip, then try the grilled steak fajitas.
This hamburger and beer joint in the Old Market offers more than just good bar food and a large selection of brews. It also provides a casual, fun atmosphere, outdoor dining and some of the tastiest chicken tenders around. It is the perfect place to bring the whole gang; just shove some tables together and you have a party. Food is served from a walk-up kitchen at the back of the establishment. When your order is ready, the chef yells your name over a loud intercom.
Located in Omaha's historic Old Market, this ultra-popular downtown spot is where the action is. The sleek, black-and-white interior is dominated by an island-style bar stocked with an extensive selection of wines, a slew of domestic and imported beers, and a seemingly endless array of exotic cocktails. The regular menu is far from ho-hum, with big salads, tasty sandwiches and light entrees. The specialty menu changes nightly. Reservations are highly recommended.
This Old Market favorite features a lively atmosphere and fun décor. The menu offers a variety of pizzas, sandwiches, pastas and salads, and the full bar stocks 110 different beers. The loud, spirited ambiance is perfect for adults and kids. The restaurant even gives children their own new pack of four crayons for entertainment. A separate room filled with pool tables often hosts billiards tournaments.
If you are full-blooded Irish, or merely Irish at heart, you will enjoy this green-themed pub in the Old Market. This spot is located underground; just look for the sign and the green Blarney Stone. Descend the stairs to sample more than 100 beers, live Irish music and excellent bar food. Try the Pub Burger with chips and soup. The atmosphere is comfortable with a long wooden bar and a separate room to accommodate the band.
Located at Dodge Street, Nosh Wine Lounge is a great hang out spot. Wine lovers are treated with more than 100 wines to choose from. The bar includes, premium liquors and a unique mix of cocktails as well. The food served is delicious and much appreciated. The ambiance is relaxed and comfortable, and the service of the staff is friendly and attentive. They offer their space for private parties, dinners, events and functions. For more information and reservations, call ahead or visit their website.
From the street, this spot looks like no big deal, but like Alice falling through the looking glass, Bar 415 patrons find themselves transported to a super-hip jazz club more likely to be found in New York than in a small Midwest cubbyhole. The long, dark room with exposed brick walls is dominated by a big, wooden bar lit by colorful Pottery Barn-like hanging lamps. The drink menu is very uptown with Cosmopolitans, Martinis and such. On the weekends, local jazz bands play from a stage suspended from the ceiling. A cover charge is collected when live music is offered.
Located on the corner of the Harney Street and the South 19th Street, Bishop's Bar and Grill is a cafe and restaurant that offers a decent and cozy place for a hangout at any time of the day. The interior of the bar is cozy and spacious enough for a family breakfast or lunch and the large projector screen and several television sets are often used to display various sporting events. The lunch special is served between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and offers sandwiches, appetizers, salads and burgers along with variety of drinks. So, select your favorite sporting event and schedule a visit to this downtown joint with friends or by yourself.
'Slowdown' is owned and operated by Jason Kulbel and Robb Nansel. The drinks here are reasonably priced. And for all you Boulevard Wheat lovers, this is haven—they have it on tap here. They have superb quality sound system and an excellent juke box. Also the layout is well thought out. Do check this one out!